1. International Youth Day

    Demet Akbağ: Act now to support young people

    13 August 2020

    Award-winning Turkish actor Demet Akbağ calls for immediate action to address one of the greatest dangers for our society: the risk of having a “lockdown generation” of youth.

  2. Video

    How can I obtain the work authorization?

    28 September 2019

  3. Video

    Ibrahim, Ismail and Alaaddin, apprentices reaching out for a better future with an ILO project

    27 September 2019

  4. Video

    Alaaddin hoping to be a master one day, with an internationally valid master's certificate

    27 September 2019

  5. Video - International Day of Cooperatives 2019

    Cooperatives for decent work

    04 July 2019

  6. Vocational training

    New job new life

    31 May 2019

    Syrian refugee, Muhammed Najjar, arrived in Turkey with his family, not knowing the language or having the means to earn an income. After taking part in the ILO’s Workplace Adaptation programme, not only does he have a job, he’s also been able to integrate into the Turkish community which is now his home.

  7. Vocational training

    A dream fulfilled against the odds

    23 May 2019

    Boshra Shaal is one of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey who have taken part in vocational training and Turkish language courses run by the ILO, in cooperation with local partners. The training has helped her realise her dream of becoming a chef.